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007 and History: The James Bond films in historical context, Part I, Introduction and “Dr. No.” [video]

How are the James Bond movies reflective of their times? In my new video series I'll explore the historical context of the 56-year film franchise, one movie at a time.

By |2018-08-30T20:30:08+00:00August 30th, 2018|History, Movies|6 Comments

“Mysterious Tales of the New England Coast”: The fate of Joshua Slocum. And wine.

In this installment of "Mysterious Tales," a famous nautical adventurer vanishes in a rickety boat in the Caribbean. That's not really New England, but whatever. Oh, and wine!

By |2016-06-13T20:30:08+00:00June 13th, 2016|Books, History, Wine|0 Comments

“Mysterious Tales of the New England Coast”: The fate of the S.S. President. And wine!

What happened to the President, a steamship that vanished in 1841? And what wine should I drink while telling you about it?

By |2015-06-17T20:30:00+00:00June 17th, 2015|Books, History, Wine|8 Comments